Real Estate Law

Have real estate law questions? Ask a real estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Real Estate Law Questions
I purchased my condo in a 4 unit brownstone in Manhattan 15
I purchased my condo in a 4 unit brownstone in Manhattan 15 years ago. I moved from high rise on the UES in part because I wanted a place that felt homier without doorman and staff and more privacy. W… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,377 satisfied customers
Tina. Charlotte, NC. I am looking for help on understanding
I am looking for help on understanding what are my renter rights, I stay in a MF unit and the landlord /property manager is suggesting I need to vacate the apattment… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,777 satisfied customers
I live in an apartment complex in Reston, VA and have had an
Hello, I live in an apartment complex in Reston, VA and have had an ongoing issue with the tenant below me and the leasing office. My 11 year old son, myself, dog and cat live in an apartment on the 4… read more
Roger
Roger
Lawyer
32,004 satisfied customers
My carport (the pavement) was told to me by animal control
My carport (the pavement) was told to me by animal control to be the entire property of the city, why would my property line be ignored and not considered at this point not apart of my leasing propert… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,244 satisfied customers
I bougth a condo at 180 Sycamore St. in Roslindale, MA on
I bougth a condo at***** in Roslindale, MA on April 26 2015. I knew the hardwood floors had been stripped/sanded/finished but didn't realise the job had been unsafely until earlier this month the same… read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,304 satisfied customers
This question is for Ray. My sister lives on the 7th floor
This question is for Ray. My sister lives on the 7th floor in an apartment building in Los Angeles California, after church on Sunday five of her church member went home with her for dinner, three men… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,253 satisfied customers
I am a tenant in a tenant-landlord situation. My husband and
I am a tenant in a tenant-landlord situation. My husband and I rented an unknowingly illegal apartment. We did not have a lease. Due to "plumbing issues" our landlords asked us to leave on June 19th. … read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,384 satisfied customers
Hi, I just wanted to get some advice on a situation in our
Hi, I just wanted to get some advice on a situation in our apartment. In February 2011 we moved into an apartment complex, and the first apartment we moved into had 6 people living above us in a small… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
I live in a one bedroom apartment in Austin, TX. The apartments
I live in a one bedroom apartment in Austin, TX. The apartments are 3 years old, and I am on the 3rd floor, west facing. They tell me my A/C unit is working at maximum capacity, but it still gets up t… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,572 satisfied customers
I need to write a letter to the apartment management company
I need to write a letter to the apartment management company to inform them that I am breaking my lease, vacated the property as of June 25th, and am returning their keys. I'm unsure of my best approa… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,777 satisfied customers
I need advice from a Real Estate attorney. I have a rental
I need advice from a Real Estate attorney. I have a rental property in Illinois where I am having problems gaining access from the tenant. In March 2011, my tenant called and stated that someone as br… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,758 satisfied customers
i went to see an apartment may 14, 2011 and was shown the one
i went to see an apartment may 14, 2011 and was shown the one that was being worked on i was told that i would have apt#5 on the 3rd floor with all the same things that were being done to the first fl… read more
FLACORPLAWYER
FLACORPLAWYER
Doctoral Degree
1,750 satisfied customers
After getting my third Termination of Lease with Cause notice
After getting my third Termination of Lease with Cause notice that instructed us we had a certain amount of time to remedy the situation or be evicted with 10 days notice we went to the apartment offi… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,655 satisfied customers
I AM A 74 YEAR OLD TENANT IN A SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE IN BROOKLYN,
I AM A 74 YEAR OLD TENANT IN A SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE IN BROOKLYN, NY. MY LANDLORD IS TRYING TO EVICT ME ILLEGALLY AFTER 5 YEARS. MY RENT OF $1,000 PLUS UTILITIES IS FULLY PAID UP. I NEED TO DO SOMETHING… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,546 satisfied customers
I have been without the use of a working intercom since April
I have been without the use of a working intercom since April 2010. I currently have to throw my keys out the window or go downstairs to open the door. Management posted a sign in May and August stati… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,546 satisfied customers
Home was recently sold in foreclosure do we have any recourse
Home was recently sold in foreclosure do we have any recourse after the sale to stay in the home or to buy it back we live in MO… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
i recently signed a lease on an apartment and am trying to
i recently signed a lease on an apartment and am trying to break the lease. the apartment building is above a nightclub and so the sound system reverberates into the floor of the apartments above it. … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,377 satisfied customers
Tenants rights/housing rights Hot Springs, MT. 59845.
Tenant's right's/housing rights? Hot Springs, MT. 59845. Tenant had fire in apartment, caused by a strong wind blowing threw an open window knocking over a lit candle on dining table near window causi… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

12,569 satisfied customers

17 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 26 years

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

8,377 satisfied customers

Experienced lawyer

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

8,253 satisfied customers

Texas Attorney for 30 years dealing in real estate

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney

6,208 satisfied customers

I have 30 years legal experience. Additionally, in CA I held a Real Estate Broker's license.

Dimitry Esquire

Dimitry Esquire

Attorney

5,526 satisfied customers

JA Mentor, multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation & admin

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

4,998 satisfied customers

Qualified attorney in private practice including business, family, criminal, and real estate issues.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,572 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including real estate law.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x